Submitted to: Maine Rural Development Council Newsletter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/1/1997
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service at Orono, Maine and Ithaca, NY in cooperation with scientists in New York, Maine and Pennsylvania submitted a proposal to the Fund for Rural America to enhance the potato industry of the Northeast. This interdisciplinary, multi- institutional team will evaluate several new potato-based cropping systems. .The goal is to identify and demonstrate profitable and environmentally sound crop management systems. These efforts will improve natural resources, sustainability and increase the well-being of growers and their families which will enhance rural community vitality.